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What Do You Know About Supporting Implant Health?

While myriad factors can threaten the success of implant therapy, implementing maintenance strategies may support positive outcomes. Read on to see how much you know about preventing implant complications.

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The goal of implant therapy is to provide restored implants that survive and function for the patient’s lifetime.

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Peri-implant mucositis is an irreversible inflammatory process localized to the soft tissue around the implant.

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Diabetes is unrelated to lower implant survival rates.

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Poor plaque control has been identified as a risk factor in peri-implant disease.

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To reduce the risk of supporting bone loss, clinicians must ensure proper prosthetic design and effective oral hygiene.

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Which of the following is part of a successful implant maintenance regimen?

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There are limited data, however, on the efficacy, timing, and choice of local or systemic antimicrobial regimens in managing peri-implant conditions.

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What Do You Know About Supporting Implant Health?
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Congrats! You understand the ins and outs of supporting implant health. Get out there and put your know-how to good use!
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Not bad, but there’s room to grow when it comes to understanding how to support implant health. Consider reading more about this critical part of dental hygiene practice. Good luck!

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